Insecurity: ‘All unregistered vehicles in Niger will be tagged kidnappers’- Sani Bello declares

Donates 120 motorcycles, 12 Hilux vans to vigilante As part of efforts to address the insecurity challenges faced in the state, the Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has declared that any vehicle without plate registration numbers will henceforth be treated as belonging to kidnappers. The governor, who said this on Monday while […]

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57 Graduants Bag First Class As FUTMx Holds 29th Convocation This Saturday…

By Our Reporter The Federal University of Technology, Minna, (FUTMinna) will  Saturday at its 29th convocation, graduate 3.597 students out of which 57 graduands made first class degree. Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Abdullahi Bala stated this at the weekend in a pre-convocation press briefing at the Gidan Kwano comapus of the university in […]

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Kari resigns, Salihu takes over as Bauchi governor’s Chief of Staff

Governor Bala Muhammed of Bauchi state has approved the voluntary resignation of his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abubakar Kari. A statement signed by the Secretary to the Bauchi State Government, Sabiu Baba, said the governor has also approved with immediate effect the appointment of Ladan Salihu as the New Chief of Staff, Government House. Until […]

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Buhari mourns Usman Sa’idu, District Head of Faskari

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Katsina State Government and Katsina Emirate Council in particular on the death of the district head of Faskari, Alhaji Usman Sa’idu, Sarkin Yanma. Buhari, in a statement yesterday by his media aide, Garba Shehu, described Sa’idu as, “a deeply compassionate and God-fearing man who was very zealous about […]

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Our security system has failed — Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan says the present security system is not yielding the desired outcome and should be restructured. Addressing journalists in Abuja yesterday, Lawan said the escalation of killings and abductions had made it mandatory for the Senate to have a definite position on Nigeria’s security architecture. He said: “We should engage with the […]

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Lassa fever: Stop eating rats, Minister advises Nigerians

Francisca Oluyole Dr Mohammad Abubakar, the Minister of Environment has advised Nigerians to stop eating rats for now as 29 deaths cases have been recorded due to Lassa Fever outbreak in the country. Abubakar gave the advice, while briefing the newsmen on the ongoing Lassa Fever outbreak in the country on Monday in Abuja. According […]

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Lagos bans commercial motorcyclists, tricycles

By Florence Onuegbu Lagos State Government has announced the restriction and ban of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke) in six local government areas of the state with effect from Feb. 1. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, made this known in Ikeja while addressing newsmen after the State Security Council Meeting. […]

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Reporter barred from Mike Pompeo trip over interview

The US state department has removed an NPR reporter from the press pool for Secretary Mike Pompeo’s upcoming foreign trip, days after a tense interview with another NPR journalist. The radio network said it was not given a reason behind Michele Kelemen’s ban. A press representative said the decision amounted to retaliation. The state department […]

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Apple supplies chain braces for disruption from Coronavirus

Apple Inc.’s China-centric manufacturing base is at risk of disruption after the Lunar New Year holiday as the company’s partners confront the coronavirus outbreak that has gripped the country and caused more than 100 deaths. Virtually all of the world’s iPhones are made in China, primarily by Foxconn’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. at its […]

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